April 2005 - At an April 12 public hearing, the Los Alamos (NM) County Council adopted an ordinance calling for the Department of Public Utilities
to implement a program under which customers can subscribe to purchase 100-kWh blocks of green power at a rate of $1.80 per block (1.8¢/kWh) in addition to the regular electricity rate. Customers may also choose to subscribe to green power for 90% of their monthly electric consumption at the same premium rate of 1.8¢/kWh. Public Service of New Mexico will supply the green power for the program from a 204-MW wind project located near Fort Sumner, New Mexico.
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Los Alamos Contact: Robert Monday (505) 662-8130